WALKER Central Reserves moved top of division one in the Tyneside Amateur League with a tight 4-3 success over New York.
Marc Donaghey, Sam Grievson and Mark McDonnell were on target for Central, with counters from Liam Bainbridge and Billy Simmons (2).
Lindisfarne Athletic continued to climb the table and sit third after a 5-4 win over FoWS Diggers.
Winlaton The Queens Head travelled to Wardley and ran out 4-2 winners, but remain at the foot of the table.
Chemfica Reserves beat Gosforth Bohemians Reserves, with David Ryan netting the only goal.
In the last outstanding Neville Cowey Cup first round tie, Chopwell beat Four Lane Ends Club 6-2.
In division two, goals from Mark Turnbull and Mark Envy (2) saw Gosforth Bohemians A win 3-1 at North Shields Town to regain second place. Keith Fleming netted the reply for Town.
North Shields Athletic are finding their feet and claimed a 3-2 win at Kenton Bar Community. Craig Boyle, Dean Cavener and Leeroy Odd netted for Athletic.
Dunston Holmeside Amateurs Reserves still look for their first positive result as they lost 7-0 at Ponteland United Reserves.
In the Northumberland FA Minor Cup, there were mixed fortunes for the league’s sides. Cullercoats Reserves and Heaton Rifles were drawn to play each other, with Cullercoats running out 2-0 winners with goals from Dean Clay and Ira Tilley.
Stobswood Welfare got past Fawdon Park 2-1r.
West Jesmond and Newcastle East End were knocked out.